The Importance of Luck

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last posted Sept. 23, 2012, 6:48 a.m.

3 earlier thoughts


There are personality traits and other characteristics that make it easier to succeed in life. Being diligent and hard working, being charismatic, being physically attractive, skilled at sports, being good at problem solving.

We don't deserve much of the credit for those things - they're a matter of getting lucky in both the genetic lottery and our life circumstances.

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